The Institute focuses on global transformations of the capitalism, studies of the public sphere, citizenship and democracy, circulation of knowledge, biopolitics and new technologies over biological life, contemporary arts in creative and cultural industries, cities and urban life, and collective memory in post-conflict contexts.

Research Programs

Latin Memories: Studies on political and cultural memory in Latin American post-conflict societies such as human rights violations, dictatorships, the cultural memory of colonialism, and national and transnational commemorations.

Media Pluralism: Studies on mass media, democracy, and public knowledge. The aims of the initiative are studying and promote the media pluralism as a democratic value in Latin-American from a global perspective.